Check out the first hands-on for the LG G Flex and watch the back cover self-heal
We can just imagine LG G Flex owners repeating the action that shows off how the phone does actually live up to its name. As repeated in the video below, placing the phone screen-side down and placing some pressure on the middle of the back cover will result in the phone flexing.
One of the cool features of the LG G Flex is the self-healing back cover that helps hairline scratches disappear on the rear of the phone. This process has to be seen to be believed, which is why you can see it work for yourself on the second video below.
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1. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6727; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
I hope they will be more CURVE screens will follow with other COMPANIES in the next year or two
11. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2866; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
And also other flexible hardware inside to make the phone real flexible. BTW brilliant self-healing concept.
18. couponk (Posts: 1; Member since: 12 Nov 2013)
Fully Translatated videos about LG G Flex and all functions
2. mturby (unregistered)
take that sammy, that is a REAL FLEX phone (+self healing). Think twice before trying to sell us a stupid galaxy round as a flexible phone. GO GO go LG, SHOW em what u've got!
3. maherk (Posts: 1191; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Samsung didn't market the Galaxy round as a flexible phone, they marketed it as a phone with curved screen, that's all troll!!
Although I do agree that Flex is a much, much, much better concept than the round, I would never underestimate Samsung.
5. N5110 (Posts: 13; Member since: 26 Apr 2013)
Yeah, don't underestimate Samsung from copying ideas. It's their trademark.
14. _Bone_ (Posts: 2138; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)
Do they also have a time machine to copy the G Note app, G View cover, G Flex concept, G Beam, G Voice, G camera app, G multitasking, G gestures and go back in time and release the S versions months before LG does?
4. fay99 (Posts: 55; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)
I wonder if it can be 100% healed, or there will be some mini scars
15. marbovo (Posts: 658; Member since: 16 May 2013)
It looks like the second test has left some scratches.
7. E.S.1 (Posts: 294; Member since: 14 Sep 2013)
Well, I guess my LG G2 that I bought last Wed is going back and I will wait for this... or maybe not. I'm not sure.
12. GrapeEyes (Posts: 248; Member since: 01 Sep 2013)
This is all wrong!!
LG are suggesting this is flexible by using the word "FLEX" however it is not, it is "curved". This is just a half done job and not truly flexible!
Flexible = capable of bending EASILY without breaking.
13. chocolaking (Posts: 461; Member since: 22 May 2012)
dude,, it's flexing.
didn't you see the first video?
good job to LG.
20. rgxVOiD (Posts: 435; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)
He got grape eyes, that could be his problem
16. marbovo (Posts: 658; Member since: 16 May 2013)
Watch the video! Although it is not THAT flexible, but everything has to begin from something
17. buccob (Posts: 1557; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)
Now I really want a drop test for this device... flexible display, plus self healing back.... this phone is probably going to destroy every drop test available (except against Nokia 3310)
19. Pancholo (Posts: 377; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
After reading all the comments, why do I feel like I'm the only one that doesn't want a "real flexible" phone? :c Maybe just the screen to make it more resilient, but not an OMGZICANBENDTHESHIZOUTOFTHIS phone.
22. buccob (Posts: 1557; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)
Well for me it is the same reason to get a Waterproof phone like the one I own... the extra safety and bit of confidence that you can use the phone even if its raining, on the beach, pool, shower, kitchen, etc... and waterproofing tend to make phones a bit more resilent
The upside for a flexible screen for me is the ability to survive drops, not just that I can bend it, that is not useful at all...
And the self healing back is genious... no cases. Just how I like my phones.
21. PK1983 (Posts: 195; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)
The screen resolution is disappointing, but the rest of the phone looks awesome.
If it is less than $900 in the US I would definitely consider this.